Definitions[edit | edit source]

Broadband[edit | edit source]

Penetration is the number or percentage of broadband subscribers per capita or per household.

Security[edit | edit source]

Penetration is "the unauthorized act of bypassing the security mechanisms of a cryptographic system."[1]

Society[edit | edit source]

Penetration is "the degree to which a technology has been adopted by a community."[2]

Overview (Broadband)[edit | edit source]

Penetration is "normally calculated by dividing the number of subscribers to a particular service by the population and multiplying by 100."[3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Federal Standard 1037C: Glossary (2000).
  2. Information Technologies Group Center for International Development at Harvard University, Glossary (full-text).
  3. ITU Glossary of Mobile Cellular Terms 3 (1999) (full-text).

See also[edit | edit source]

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